How to move your Outlook email to your Gmail account

  1. In your Gmail account page, select the Settings button in the upper right of the page (it looks like a gear icon).

  2. Tap Settings

    Settings menu item in Gmail web page

  3. At the top of the Settings page, select the Accounts and Import tab.

    Gmail settings screen with the Accounts and Import menu highlighted

  4. In the Import mail and contacts section, select Import mail and contacts.

    Gmail Accounts and Import settings with the Import mail and contacts option highlighted

  5. A window will open and ask you What account do you want to import from? Type your email address and select Continue.

    Importing Outlook to Gmail

  6. Another window will open with some information. Click Continue.

    Confirmation window in Gmail with the Continue button highlighted

  7. In the next window, you'll confirm permissions for Gmail to access your Outlook account. Review the terms and click Yes to continue, and then close the Authentication successful screen.

    Permissions in Gmail with the Yes button highlighted

  8. In the window labeled Step 2: Import options, select the options you want. These are:

    • Import contacts.
    • Import mail.
    • Import new mail for next 30 days — messages you receive at your address will be sent to your Gmail inbox automatically for a month

  9. Select Start import and then click OK.

    The import process can take a while, even a couple of days, depending on how many emails and contacts you are importing.